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PBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:30pm PST
, and the guys who have run it since the late 70s have john efforted up to 20% return year. they have put their brain power to work, they make really smart investments, they actually own the air space over union station here in washington d.c. that they'll put to use somehow, some way. so investors who buy behind lukadia, luk, you have to put some faith into the investors, these guys who run it will put the cast to work in smart ways and history is on its side here. >> tom: you're buying the investment team as much as those individual companies. do you own any yourself in these two companies, andy? >> i do not own core labs or lukadia. >> tom: andy cross with the motley fool. >> susie: wall street wisdom says if santa claus comes to broadway and wall in the last five trading days of the year, stocks rise in the new year. but no signs of santa today, with mostly red and little green on this day before christmas. big board volume fell to 285 million shares. nasdaq volume weighed in at 616 million. it was the lightest volume so far this year. two s&p sector standouts were materials, whic
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
are at the scene with the latest on the cleanup efforts. john? >> believe it or not, 10 hours later, crews are still cleaning removing the thousands of boxes of fruit. you can see that 18-wheeler is still on its side. from news choppers 7, you can see the back up stretches for miles and miles on the outer loop. >> it took me an hour to get here just to old georgetown. it was ridiculous. >> this is what snarl the traffic all morning long. the driver of this 18-wheeler for some reason lost control and overturned his tractor-trailer. >> it is the worst day i could imagine. >> inside, thousands of boxes of blueberries and pineapples. all damaged goods now. the recovery spent an entire day on loading the produce and reloading it on another 50-foot trailer. box by box. i dangerous task on this busy highway. >> it is still unclear where the driver was headed, but he was able to walk away from the accident with minor cuts and bruises. an accident investigation will shed some light on what caused the wreck and if speed was a factor. in the meantime, there are tens of millions of dollars of l
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
and john muir, whose effort was to stand up for yosemite. he failed and in 1923, a twin was transformed into a lake. and in 2000, bob mckensy brought us the story. >> reporter: for most of us, what we know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and when they announced the plan to turn this in a water supply, john muir was outraged. >> no denying san francisco needs water, but you don't need to destroy a national park. >> they saw nothing wrong this and neither did san francisco's mayor. the environmentalist lost the battle and work began on the railroad that would take the supplies there. and they worked on a system to bring the water in to san francisco. it is an impressive system looked at today. this is just a portion of the eight-mile spanning. it relies on gravity, going through a ten-mile tunnel through a drop into the pipe
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm PST
a body in motion. ♪ >> house speaker john boehner's effort to pass fallback legislation to avert a fiscal crisis collapsed a so-called plan b after some conservatives balked at p provisions to let tax rates rise on those making over a million dollars. is there a plan c or over the fiscal cliff. dan henninger, editorial board member. mary anastasia o'grady and jason riley. where do we stand right now with the collapse of plan b? >> well, it's no fun being john boehner right now. he's still in a tight spot and the concern that the republicans have is that obama's panel strength and as we go over the cliff and tax rates go up. but i really think the buck stops with the president here. when you go into the negotiating sessions, paul and you're expected to make concessions, but you're expect today get something in return and boehner made a major concession on rights and the president is giving him nothing in return to take that to his caucus and say, this is what happened in the horse trading. it's all or nothing, obama seems determined to humiliate the opposition. >> paul: boehner made
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
legislation through his state house that pushed employee. john kasich's efforts to curve collective bargaining was only stopped when voters reversed the law through a ballot initiative, but conservatives haven't managed to get a right to work law passed in either state. republicans in michigan are using indiana as their model where governor mitch daniel got a right to work law passed earlier this year. rick schneider said it would boost business in his state. >> indiana's a good illustration. they did this last february. they found at least 90 different companies cited this as a factor when they contacted the indiana economic corporation and they have at least 30 that have moved ahead with projects. >> until very recentrecently scr appealed for crossover votes during that republican primary, calling it divisive. yesterday democratic lawmakers descended on the capital from washington. but both the michigan state house and senate are controlled by republicans. and this is pretty much inevitable. the labor movement has already lost these fights everywhere else. still, president obama w
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
lawmakers can reach a deal today. john gonzalez has the latest on the efforts to make some sort of compromise. >> you can see the countdown clock on the bottom of your screen, counting down the new year and the dreaded fiscal cliff. there are reports this afternoon that there is a mini deal in the works that could spare millions of families from tax increases. after frustrating weekend, it's looks like negotiators are closing in on a deal with only hours to spare, a deal that would extend the current tax breaks for households making up to $450,000 and keeps the estate tax at upper level >> . congress is your under duress even with the people they love, themselves, special-interests. >> it appears to be a temporary bandaged and also extend unemployment benefits and delays the automatic spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs by three months. crack at some point you just want to not pay attention to it. >> others are more optimistic. >> hopefully, they will figure it out next year. we have options if we go over the fiscal cliff. >> mitch mcconnell and senate democrats hit
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 1:00pm EST
some effort. john: they failed one or the other these groups. >> yes, they failed because those who contribute when they see people with a free ride they want to contribute less and less. the only way to sustain it is through punishment and coercion. there is a dark side of communism. there is a very dark side because a lot of research and experimental economics and other have been shown without the possibility of punishing free writers, don't get the same contributions for the public good. john: some of these issues were people say government must step in. the very rich country, since some of us are rich, make sense take from the rich and give to the po. some said it was just fair. >> your make in over a million dollars, it is not fair. john: it does seem unfair. based on the hatred of the inequality. >> if you put a name to it, you mean steve jobs did something wrong or famous davs became a millionaire making cookies? no, it is the oil companies or the finance company, it is a amorphous entity that's easy to travel light as an enemy. instinctively it feels right, but it is complet
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >> john gonzalez has the latest on the security efforts in prince george's county. >> this is a moment of silence for those families of the sandy hook elementary school students. >> the principal amount is a moment of silence throughout the school while outside even before, the first school bus drop-off students, police of a service set up in the parking lot. >> i just told him to try to be calm even if you see the police. they are trying to make sure it is safe. >> pretty much every school system in the d.c. area is adding extra police patrols and grief counselors. >> we involve ourselves in anti-bullying and pierre meditation. >> each officer goes through at least 20 hours of intense active threat mitigation. they are on alert today and well aware of the paradigm shift since the first high-profile mass shooting at a school at columbine. >> we want to stabilize a situation but we understand our role is to go in and mitigate that threat. >> the concern is a copycat event even though there is currently no specific threat to any local schools. >> they know certain procedures to ta
KICU
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm PST
. other victims include christina aguilera and other women. >> president obama and house speaker john boehner held talks today in efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff. boehner did not speak to reporters when he returned to capitol hill. over the weekend, the speaker agreed to raise tacks on those making over 100 dollar$100 -- $1 million a year. >>> the dow rose 100 points, its largest single day gains this mom the nasdaq rose 39. >>> we have an update now on a story we first reported for you last week about the campaign for an easy bake oven for boys. a 13-year-old petitioned the toy company on behalf of her brother. he said the purple and pink oven was too burn lee girlie. >>> california's booming solar energy market is coming at a coast to homes and businesses. power company said they're required to buy electricity at the same price they resale it to the other customers. utilities estimate the loss at $1.3 million. >>> christmas is just over a week away. results of a new survey show 79% of bay area consumers are not done checks off their lists. apparently 16% haven't started shopping.
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> and later this morning we're expecting a major announcement about an effort to boost neighborhoods surrounding johns hopkins university's homewood campus. the president of the college along with mayor rawlings blake will be on hand to talk about recommendations to improve the area in north baltimore. we have the details on abc2 news at 5:00. >>> and important news in you received a speeding ticket in baltimore but you think you weren't going that fast. you may be right it turns out. the city is investigating false speed camera tickets and baltimore city council president jack young says they're going to figure out exactly what went wrong. >> we're going to make sure that we're having the hearing. that we going to get to the bottom of it and hopefully those deficiencies that are in place will be corrected. right now, you know, the camera is having some kind of glitch. that we're told. but what kind of glitch, i really don't know. >> young says anyone hit with an improper ticket will be reimbursed and people should have been notified about the false tickets they may hav
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
. correspondent steve harrigan has the story of an effort to get their son home for the holidays. >> john hammer's family goal was to get him home by christmas now. his parents, lawyer and congresswoman all say they expect his release today. >> amen, hallelujah, wonderful early christmas president for the family. the community rallied for john's liberty. >> the 27-year-old former marine is a combat veteran who served in iraq and afghanistan. after treatment for post traumatic stress disorder he and another former marine bought a used winnebago and planned surfing trip through mexico and costa rica. hammer's family maintains he declared the antique rifle he planned to use the hunt birds to custom agents on both sides of the border. he was arrested after entering mexico a taken to the notorious prison filled with drug cartel where for a time he was chained to a bed. his parents began to receive phone calls that threaten john would be killed unless money was sent by western union. after initial efforts to bring him home failed his family mounted a public campaign. enlisting friends and elected offici
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
wearing a red suit, a beard and have a kid pee in your lap. >> house speaker john boehner said his efforts to work with president obama on the fiscal cliff have resulted in a lot of talk, but no action. yeah. a lot of talk, but no action or as they call that in college, date. >> you know what's really popular now, weed. weed. yeah, you can get it in washington legally and you can get it in colorado legally and 60% of americans say they're in favor of legalizing weed and it's, it's too bad that this comes just when twinkies is going out of business. i mean -- >> day two of legalized marijuana in washington state and you think pot smokers are celebrating, you should see ronald mcdonald's, bob's big boy, papa john, the colonkernec because there is a downside. >> the grammy nominations came out and this is interesting. both michelle obama and bill clinton were nominated in the category best spoken word album. that's
Current
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
would extend only middle class tax cuts get to a vote in the house and win despite the efforts of john boehner? we'll explain, coming up next. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. salads, sandwiches, and more. >> eliot: one thing everyone in the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations agree on is the tax cuts should remain in the middle class. because john boehner refuses to bring any proposal to the floor unless his own party sports it, there is yet to be a vote in the house. i had a chance to discuss this ridiculous state of affairs with congressman chris van hollen earlier today. he had an answer for that crazy situation. >> the issue of the fiscal slope, what is the "state of play" right now. how do you assess the two positions? >> well, things remain in the air still. the president supported a very specific plan. you had speaker boehner come forward with some
MSNBC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
extramarital affair. we'll be right back. @ñ >>> we're back. our speaker john boehner's failed plan b efforts, another example of friction between republican establishment and tea party conservatives. we saw the blame game following mitt romney's loss. but as we approach the new year, the gop has switched between those who want to avoid going over the cliff rather than a tax increase. public opinion of the party is changing as cnn opinion research poll out this week shows a majority of americans, 53%, say republican party policies are too extreme. back in 2010, that number was only 39%. joy reed is managing editor of the the grio and steven moore is an editorial writer for the wall street journal. joy, react to the news of what went on last night with speaker boehner, the president's response to it today and what it all says about the gop and the strife within the poorty. >> well, michael, first of all, it was stunning. in court, you never put a witness on the stand unless you know what they're going to say. you just had eric canter, the house majority leader saying the day before t
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
considerable amount of evolutionary process politically. he allowed john burton to talk him into running for the state legislature. an unsuccessful effort for the state assembly. he went on to become, obviously, a supervisor in the city and county of san francisco. and in those days it was a different city. it was dramatically different. there was no such thing as a so-called progressive, david campos. there was no such thing as somebody in that category. george moscone, philip burton, represented that which we all now richly enjoy. george went on to become a state senator. and in that capacity, scott, it was george moscone who shepherded the bill that removed criminal penalties between consenting adults in this state that cost people their positions as teachers, as doctors, as nurses, as lawyers in those days. it was a bill that we orchestrated together. and george did what has never been done since, and that is cause the senate to hookup in a 20 to 20 tie in the late dimely was flown in from colorado to break the tie to give us that bill. that set the stage, scott, for all the things t
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 7:00am EST
post." maynard dropped the effort to avert the fiscal cliff. -- the john boehner drops the effort to avert the fiscal cliff. this from "the washington -- the wall street journal." the deadline looms with the fiscal cliff, that story available on line. joining us live, meredith who has been following this since it started. what happened to the caucus last night? caller: there is the surface answer, what happened when they were leaving the room. i think the most telling detail and what you have seen and the most outlets is that apparently when the speaker calls one of these meetings, it is so he can gen of the final votes and try to get enough votes to pass an initiative. that was not even the purpose of this particular session. he was calling them in to tell them they were not going to have the votes and to go home for christmas. that is a telling detail that apparently the speaker got in front of the room and said the serenity prayer. god, grant me the serenity to accept the things i cannot change and it -- then he sent them home for christmas. he just walked straight out of the capi
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 2:00am PST
making his fiscal cliff comments after announcing some gun control efforts. john boehner coming in front of cameras two hours later. he spoke for 56 seconds before leaving. here's a taste of what both men said. >> the president's offer of $1.3 trillion in revenues and $850 billion in spending reductions fails to meet the test that the president promised the american people, a balanced approach. and i hope the president will get serious soon about providing and working with us on a balanced approach. >> you know, at some point there's got to be, i think, a recognition on the part of my republican friends that -- take the deal. you know, they will be able to claim that they have worked with me over the last two years to reduce the deficit more than any other deficit reduction package. >> reporter: the big question for today, of course, does john boehner have enough support from his own party to pass his plan b and will plan b basically side track negotiations for a larger settlement. john, as you know, if there's no agreement by the end of the year, that means basically tax cutin -- or tax
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
ultimately will prove to be the case, the election of 2012 is the tie breaker. i just heard john boehner in an effort to scramble, it was a status quo election. if the republicans won the presidency and gained seelts in the senate and in the house, they wouldn't be calling it a status quo election. they would be calling it a mandate. particularly amused and frustrated way. obama doesn't have a mandate to raise taxes. george bush cut taxes with a minus half a million mar jib gi the polls. so if that isn't enough of a mandate to do something about taxes, what is with the loss? >> we're going to miss you congressman frank. ending an incredible career in massachusetts. thank you so much. we're going to have you back, if we can. >> i'll be around. >> i'm going to ask you what you miss positively and negatively from the congress. thank for coming on tonight. >> you're welcome. >>> when we return, let me finish with whether the politicians will be able to do what's necessary this this month. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. should be in charge of their own future. how they'll
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
during the next three days. if you would like to help in these effort, go to ktuv .com and look for sacred heart. >>> john sasaki has been in the area talking about a first funeral service for the littlest victims of the school shooting massacre. a live report tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time we are on. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868.
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm PST
president and john boehner spoke to make an effort for a deal. the president says he's meeting republicans halfway. >> this is not a situation where i'm you know, unwilling to compromise. this is not a situation where i'm trying to you know, rub their face in anything. i think anybody who looks at this objectively would say that coming off my election, i have met them at least halfway. >> speaker boehner disagrees. >> the president's offer of $1.3 trillion in revenues and $850 billion in spending reductions fails to meet the test the president promised the american people a balanced approach and i hope the president would get serious soon about providing and working withes on a balanced approach. >> boehner went on to say the house will pass his fallback tax plan in a vote tomorrow. >>> the soldier accused of killing 16 afghan villagers in a shooting spree could face the death penalty if found guilty. today, the hearing was referred to a court-martial authorized to consider capital punishment. in a statement, his wife says she hopes her husband gets a fair trial, but now, no lo
FOX
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm EST
our freedom and we support organizations like our military kids. with their efforts, little champions like john and denny get to play. >> you get to play dodge ball. you can't rest. today, i'm a champion. and champions don't rest. >> great. >> okay. >> joining us now, executive director linda davidson. good morning. >> good morning. >> and greg o'brien communication specialist with the organization, our military kids. you know, thank you. >> thank you. >> again, we want to thank all the viewers who -- i mean every one of these ornaments came from a viewer. some of them hand made. all of them meaningful in some way to you all. so we at this for sending these in. we thank you for sending these in. we have a few toys that we collect the. those had go with the tree as well. thank you for coming in. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> happy holidays for you and your viewers. >> a moving statement from that little boy. >> yes, it's been an emotional week for all of us here. glad to see so many people doing such good things for other people. >> thank you. >>> still ahead. >> all rig
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> john, we forgive you for that. we've had to use them, too. we're listening to some of the details 234068d with the fiscal cliff because it isn't just a fight over taxes. it's also a fight over whether to extend unemployment benefits, it's a fight over how much to trim, for example, longer trend programs on medicare and medica medicaid. there was a hope that we might get not even just an agreement about the cliff, but some of those grand bargain elements that jpt just aren't shaping up. what happened, then, as we approach the debt ceiling if there's no plan in place to keep us from hitting that come, what, monday? >> yeah. if there's no plan in place to stop that from happening, you'll see taxes go up on all levels of income. you will see the sequester set in motion. that's automatic spending cuts, both on the defense side and on the domestic side. about $109 billion the first year, 1.2 trillion over ten years. you'll see estate taxes go up, investment taxes go up. there is an endless list of expiring provisions of law that will, in fact, expire if
MSNBC
Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
comments drew a quick response to john boehner who said republicans made every effort to reach the balanced deficit agreement that the president promised the people. we have been responsible and reasonable. the president is the one who has never been able to get to yes. we are learning that the fiscal cliff talks have hit a major setback today. joining us is oklahoma congressman tom cole. what are you hearing? are you hopeful that there is a deal today? >> i am probably the last optimist in washington. all the parties that can make a deal are in town. that is a step in the right direction. there is very serious negotiations going on now between senator mcconnell and leader reed. they have found common ground. i wouldn't be surprised that there are bumps along the way but the senate will get something done and it moves to the house. and what senate would be extraordinary important. >> until now it appeared negotiations centered around a small deal that would likely extend bush tax cuts for all but high earners and extend unemployment benefits for people set to lose them on january 2
MSNBC
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm PST
pledged they were able to match that obama machine and that they had learned from john mccain's unsuccessful effort four years before so i didn't find all of it all that convincing, people trying to look back now and, you know, i think what is true that the republicans will look to 2016 very differently. >> melissa, we're going to come back in just a minute, but you're not the first person to disagree with that story. stay right there. a quick break and a look at our own critical ball into the future. the headlines for january 1st when we come back. ♪ but the fire is so delightful ♪ nothing melts away the cold like a hot, delicious bowl of chicken noodle soup from campbell's. ♪ let it snow, let it snow trust duracell to power their donated toys? duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. duracell with duralock. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards w
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
with all of the democrats to pass this convention on disabilities. senator john mccain led that effort, john mccain, a person who knows the cost of war and the price that's paid and who showed real, extraordinary political courage. nsenator john kerry, another vietnam war veteran, stood up for him. what a disappointment. what a disappointment that the united states senate, which on a bipartisan basis passed the americans with americans with disabilities actamericans withdn the 90 votes 22 years ago, whih would not infringe on our freedoms in any way, that we couldn't pass that on the are senate floor. what a sad testament to what has happened to the united states senate in the last two decades that a man like bob dole would witness this. i'm sure it broke his heart. it broke mine, too. i went out afterward and saw the disabled gathered in the lobby out here. many of them were crying. they couldn't believe it. at a time in america when we are giving the disabled chances they've never had, opportunities they've deserved for decades and generations, that we would turn down this convention
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 2:00pm PST
john boehner in a pathetic effort to scramble out of it saying it was a status quo election. let me tell you f republicans won the presidency and gained seats in the senate and the house, they wouldn't be calling it a status quo election. they would be calling it a mandate. i'm particularly amused in kind of a frustrated way when they say, well, obama doesn't have a mandate to raise taxes. george bush cut taxes and started two wars with a minus half a million margin in the polls. barack obama has 3.5 million plus. so if 3 3.5 million plus isn't enough of a mandate to do something about taxes, what the hell was a half million loss? >> we're going to miss you congressman frank, barney frank ending an incredible career in massachusetts. we'll have you back again, if we can. >> i'll be around, chris. >> i want to ask you what you'll miss, positively and negative will from the congress. thanks for coming on tonight, congressman. >> you're welcome. >>> when we return, let me finish with whether the politicians who run the government will be able to do what's right, do what's necessary. th
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am EST
leadership for all americans. i think john boehner for leading this bipartisan effort to remember the great tip o'neill on the floor of the house where he wielded the speaker's gavel with courage, dignity and grace and i thank you for joining the committee to bring this to the floor of the house and serving the same district that tip o'neill did, what an honor. i served in the office he had, what an honor. it is fitting that to the neel jr. federal building will stand alongside the building named for his dear friend, a partner and public servant, former president and house minority leader gerald ford as john boehner indicated, they will be neighbors. reflecting on their long partnership, president ford once said to bone meal is an outstanding political leader and patriot who always carried the torch for the congress and the american people, carrying the torch. this statement captures the statement of tip's success, his extraordinary leadership and unflinching patriotism and his belief in the common good, and the unending fight for a more perfect union. mr. president, he carried th
CNBC
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am EST
speaker john boehner has been dealt a major setback in his efforts to piece together legislation to help the economy avert the fiscal cliff. that headline is looming ten days away. steve handlesman is wrapping up the latest developments from capitol hill. >> reporter: the vote on boehner's plan b was canceled abruptly. a big embarrassment for the speaker, who had hoped to force democrats to follow his lead. >> in the senate, democrats and white house refuse to act, they'll be responsible for the largest tax hike in american history. >> but boehner's tax plan to raise tacks on those who make over $1 million didn't follow. boehner pulled republicans into a meeting, tried to get the votes he needed, but failed. >> it's unbelievable. this is horrible. i'm angry. i'm sad for my friend, the speaker, and i'm sad for the country. >> reporter: plan b looks dead. democrats gloated at boehner's failure. >> it was a bad plan, but he couldn't even sell his bad plan to members of his own caucus. >> reporter: earlier this week, boehner and obama looks just a few billion dollars away from getting a
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
americans who approve of speaker john boehner. the poll points out that the president must be better able to highlight his efforts in the media more effectively. grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the federal reserve is prepared to keep spending on $85 billion a month to keep long-term interest rates near record lows. it's going to continue spending $45 billion a month in treasury notes and $40 billion a month in mortgage-backed securities. the hope is to also help the job market improve. the feds' announcement didn't do much to help on wall street today. the dow lost 3 points while the nasdaq fell 8, the s&p 500 did edge up a fraction of a point. >>> usps is leaving some of its customers hanging. same day deliveries were supposed to start today but now the postal service is pushing back to sometime next week. about 8 to 10 online chains had already signed up for the service called metro post. it's for online retailers only. when it does kick off, usps says for a $10 flat fee, you can have your online orders delivered the same day if you order before 2 or 3 p.m. >> honda is recalling 800,000 suvs and
KICU
Dec 21, 2012 11:30pm PST
during the massacre. many law law enforcement agents pay people to turn in their guns. ktvu's john fowler tells us one county is taking that effort one step further. >> reporter: at the civic center a national first. >> we don't need that exposed to our young people. >> reporter: he set up a program, a twist on the first ever gun buy back next month. in addition to purchasing guns like these, police will also buy back violent video games. >> they will be destroyed. they are not going to be recirculated. >> reporter: one gamer group called for a national cease fire today on online shooter games and after trying to regulate violent games, he sneered at the national rifle association. i find it mind-boggling they suddenly cares about the harmful effects of video games. still experts don't agree whether video game violence increases real life violence. studies have failed to show a link between homicides and violent video games. >> that is how everything starts. with the videos. >> slippery slope to recalling video games. >> well intended. but it is a poor idea. >> reporter: it is set
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST
were five weeks ago. as remarkable as that may seem. the republicans made one last-ditch effort yesterday. john boehner did, to try to get something through the house. when i talk to house conservatives what they said, look, we're not going to vote for any tax increase until the president starts putting serious spending reforms on the table. what all of this means, jenna in terms of markets is, they're very jittery right now. they're very concerned and i am, for the first time in five weeks, jenna, i'm concerned we may actually be over that cliff. jenna: steve, let me stop you there. we see the dow down 150 points now. >> yee. >> what does scenario looking look going off the fiscal cliff for a short time and long period of time. what are the scenarios. >> talk about what happens if we don't get a settlement on tax issue january 1st. means starting january 1st, january 2nd, 100 million americans will start paying much higher taxes on payroll, more money withheld on their income taxes. the average american worker with an income, say, 40 to $75,000 a year, is going to pay $2500 mor
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
, president obama met with john boehner to discuss efforts to resolve the fiscal cliff. they emphasize the lines of communication remain open. >> gregg: new fallout for the australian radio station behind that royal prank a call. they tricked a nurse into thinking they were the queen and king of england. now the radio station is ordering a review of the station's policies. a lot more in the next hour. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez announced that his cancer has returned. he is traveling back to cuba and he is announcing that vice president should take his place as successor. arthel nevil is following this. >> reporter: those treatments include what president chavez called a new surgical intervention, speaking to a national audience from the national palace he gave details about tests that indicated some malignant cells returned to the same areas where previous tumors had been removed. in his first reference to any possibility that if his health were to further deteriorate, he says his successor, the vice president would take over for him until his new presidential term
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
their guns. ktvu's john fowler tells us one county is taking that effort one step further. >> reporter: at the civic center a national first. >> we don't need that exposed to our young people. >> reporter: he set up a program, a twist on the first ever gun buy back next month. in addition to purchasing guns like these, police will also buy back violent video games. >> they will be destroyed. they are not going to be recirculated. >> reporter: one gamer group called for a national cease fire today on online shooter games and after trying to regulate violent games, he sneered at the national rifle association. i find it mind-boggling they suddenly cares about the harmful effects of video games. still experts don't agree whether video game violence increases real life violence. studies have failed to show a link between homicides and violent video games. >> that is how everything starts. with the videos. >> slippery slope to recalling video games. >> well intended. but it is a poor idea. >> reporter: it is set for january 15. johnhealth and science editor john fowler ktvu cha
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
surrounding john mcafee and his efforts to avoid a police probe in belize. why he's being reese leased in guatemala and may be back here in the u.s. >> reporter: this morning, san francisco being credited with saving a newborn baby. that baby was born on the streets just hours ago. >>> it's been an issue here in concord for a long time. but we'll tell you why the city is considering banning outside marijuana growth. >>> a baby has been rushed to the hospital after a woman gave birth on the street. claudine wong is live with information on how emergency responders may have saved the baby's life. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. that baby is at the hospital. we're at the bayview police station. this is where the investigation is being handled. still, a lot of information yet to be learned. what we can tell you is that san francisco police officers from this station responded to the scene and two officers becreditted with saving this baby's life. one driving to the hospital while the other was performing cpr. let's take you back to the scene so we can go through what
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
working with the various committees of the house and senate on this effort. i want to notably thank senator john kerry of massachusetts and senator dick lugar of indiana for seeing the unanimous -- the unanimous support through the foreign relations subcommittee was secured, as well as the banking and finance committees for their help in allowing us to go forward. the bill cleared the hotline on the democratic side some time ago and we've worked with a number of our republican colleagues to address many legitimate concerns. so imagine my disappointment at this, the closing hour, that i learned that there is a new republican hold blocking this bill at the very last minute. mr. president, you've been to africa. you know what we're facing there. this is a continent which is emerging in the 21st century in a way that we never imagined. it's surprising to some to learn that when they try to project forward where the economic growth in the world will occur in the next 10 or 20 years, 60% of that growth will be in africa. many people still view it in a stereotypical context of some backwar
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
republican senator john kyle of arizona debate the last-minute efforts. that's coming up at 8:00 this morning on" this week "with george stephanopoulos on abc7. >>> coming up, an attempt to rescue a man that fell into icy water goes horribly wrong as several more people fall in trying to save him. we will tell you what happened next. >>> and the last-minute push is on to prepare for the new year's day tournament of roses parade. find out what this year's theme is. >> this shows thief sneaking up on a woman putting her in a head lock before stealing her i-phone. others crash a bmw into a store and run off with their lucrative stash. in new york city and l.a. i-phone thefts have spiked more than 30%. in washington d.c. they make up nearly 40% of all robberies. san francisco list say they have received some 1700 reports of stolen cell phones this year. >>> a sledding exhibition goes horribly wrong in the san gabriel mountains. the drama on a frozen upon in san bernardino county. it was caught on video. almost turned into a christmas day disaster when a man fell through the ice, setting o
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 5:00am PST
john kyle of arizona debate the last-minute efforts. that's coming up at 8:00 this morning on" this week "with george stephanopoulos on abc7. >>> coming up, an attempt to rescue a man that fell into icy water goes horribly wrong as several more people fall in trying to save him. we will tell you what happened next. >>> and the last-minute push is on to prepare for the new year's day tournament of roses parade. find good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> an internet scam is thriving this holiday season. what looks like e-mails from friends needing money is far more sinister. the fbi has more than 150,000 so-called stranded traveler complaints. here's abc news reporter elizabeth leemy. >> it came from halfway around the world. a frightening e-mail that
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